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Berchtesgaden and Obersalzberg Mountain

Take a day to explore the impressive natural bounty along the German Alpine Road, coupled with a bit of history, as you take in a few sites used by the Third Reich at the height of World War II. Offering a bit of past and present, you're sure to have a day to remember. After a scenic drive along the German Alpine Road, through vibrant green valleys amidst the remarkable peaks of the Alps, you'll make your way to Berchtesgaden. A classical village high in the Alps, gaze at the beautiful dark pines set against a blue sky, before heading up onto the Obersalzberg mountain. Take in the stunning views of the rich landscapes set before you, and appreciate the fact that this beauty was also the scenic backdrop to a darker time in history. Still with many remnants of years spent as one of Hitler's mountain retreats, the site contains a labyrinth of bunkers prepared by the Nazi's for protection during their reign. Take a visit to the NS Documentation Centre, which provides visitors with historic information and places many of the structures you see around you in context with their importance to the Third Reich. Board a special bus, followed by an elevator tunnelled straight through rock, to be brought to the Eagle's Nest, built by the Nazi party for Hitler's 50th birthday. Explore this unique side to World War II history, before heading down to make your return. Stunning scenery along the German Alpine Road brings you to some intriguing historical sites from the times of Nazi power, filling your day with both an inspiring present and a unique past. Take a day to explore the impressive natural bounty along the German Alpine Road, coupled with a bit of history, as you take in a few sites used by the Third Reich at the height of World War II. Offering a bit of past and present, you're sure to have a day to remember. After a scenic drive along the German Alpine Road, through vibrant green valleys amidst the remarkable peaks of the A Meeting/pick-up point: Bahnhofplatz in front of the “Karstadt” department store, across from the main railway station. Duration: 10 hours. Start/opening time: from April 1 – October 31. Mondays and Fridays at 8.30am. End/closing time: 6.30pm. Others:The Eagle's Nest won't be opened before May. In the event of bad weather conditions such as snow, ice or fog the Eagle's Nest will be closed. In this case we will visit the salt mines instead